120 Dogs, Cats in Path of Tropical Storm Barry Arrive in Virginia

More than 120 dogs and cats were rescued from an animal shelter in Louisiana and flown to Manassas, Virginia, ahead of Tropical Storm Barry. Staff and volunteers with the Humane Society of the United States helped unload the pets from the plane and put them in the care of local shelters in the D.C. area.

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Arriving pets are loaded onto vehicles after arriving in Manassas, Va., as the Humane Society of the United States undertakes a Tropical Storm Barry transport arrival Friday, July 12, 2019.
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Arriving pets are unloaded as the Humane Society of the United States undertakes a Tropical Storm Barry transport arrival Friday, July 12, 2019, in Manassas, Va.
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Arriving pets are unloaded after arriving in Manassas, Va., as the Humane Society of the United States undertakes a Tropical Storm Barry transport arrival Friday, July 12, 2019.
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Arriving pets are unloaded as the Humane Society of the United States undertakes a Tropical Storm Barry transport arrival Friday, July 12, 2019, in Manassas, Va.
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The Humane Rescue Alliance in D.C. took in 19 dogs at its shelter on Oglethorpe Street NW.
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The D.C. shelter also helped take 35 other dogs to St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center in New Jersey.
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“We are proud to assist our fellow shelters in Louisiana and provide a safe haven for the animals as the region prepares for potentially devastating storms,” Lisa LaFontaine, President and CEO of HRA, said.
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